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  • Manhattan Project
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    Manhattan Project

    Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and…

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  • Slavery Martha Washington and Dolley Madison
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    Slavery, Martha Washington, and Dolley Madison

    Marie Jenkins Schwartz talked about her book, Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves. She focused on how founding mothers Martha Washington and Dolley Madison viewed slavery and…

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  • Nixon White House Recollections
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    Nixon White House Recollections

    Jo Haldeman, widow of President Nixon’s chief of staff, shares excerpts from her book, In the Shadow of the White House: A Memoir of the Washington and Watergate Years, 1968-1978. Her husband, H.R.…

    220 views
  • Syrian Immigrants During World War I
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    Syrian Immigrants During World War I

    Historian Stacy Farenthold talked about about why Syrians immigrated to the U.S. during the first World War and what they did once they arrived. This interview took place at the…

    220 views
  • Staatsburg and the Gilded Age
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    Staatsburg and the Gilded Age

    Pamela Malcolm talked about the Gilded Age in the Hudson River Valley and how some of the area’s wealthiest families lived during that time. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • Hudson River
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    Hudson River

    Captain Pete Kelly of Hudson River Cruises explains the importance of the Hudson River to the growth of New York. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

    177 views
  • Eleanor Roosevelts ValKill Cottage
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage

    Franceska Macsali-Urbin gave a tour of Val-Kill Cottage, the only home first lady Eleanor Roosevelt ever owned by herself. She also spoke about some of Ms. Roosevelt’s political contributions. C-SPAN’s…

    264 views
  • Top Cottage
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    Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

    225 views
  • Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt

    Franceska Mscali-Urbin gave a tour of Springwood, the birthplace, home, and final resting place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and shared the stories of President Roosevelt’s life inside the home.…

    160 views
  • American History TV in Hyde Park New York
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    American History TV in Hyde Park, New York

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with…

    75 views
  • Cold War and the Third World
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    Cold War and the Third World

    Professor Jason Parker talked about U.S. diplomacy during the Cold War. He is the author of Hearts, Minds, Voices: U.S. Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World.

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  • Reel America emHome Front 19171919em
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    Home Front 1917-1919

    Home Front 1917-1919: War Transforms American Life is an educational film, narrated by actor Robert Ryan, that shows how World War I brought about industrial growth, increased government…

    253 views
  • Washington Journal Edward Luce Discusses emThe Retreat of Western Liberalismem
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    Edward Luce on The Retreat of Western Liberalism

    Edward Luce talked about his book, The Retreat of Western Liberalism, in which he details recent shifts in U.S. political culture and its effect on liberalism and Western values as a whole.…

    694 views
  • US Military in China
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    U.S. Military in China

    Military historian Geoff Babb talked about the U.S. military’s relationship with China, beginning in the late 18th century and through the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

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  • Heurich Family and Brewmasters Castle
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    Heurich Family and Brewmaster's Castle

    Kimberly Bender gave a tour of the Heurich House in Washington, D.C. The mansion, also called the Brewmaster’s Castle, was built by Christian Heurich, a German immigrant who started a…

    142 views
  • USChina Competition During the Cold War
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    U.S.-China Competition During the Cold War

    Professor Gregg Brazinsky talked about the competition between the United States and China to influence newly independent African and Asian countries during the Cold War. He is the author…

    436 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

    Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the Great Depression and…

    184 views
  • DDay and Omaha Beach
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    D-Day and Omaha Beach

    Professor Adrian Lewis talked about about Omaha Beach and the 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France, during World War II. He described the German and Allied military strategies as well as…

    581 views
  • Washington Journal Wayne Pacelle Discusses Consumerism and Animal Welfare Issues
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    Wayne Pacelle on Consumerism and Animal Welfare Issues

    Wayne Pacelle talked about his book, The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals.

    311 views
  • Woodrow Wilsons Legacy
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    Woodrow Wilson's Legacy

    Historians talked about President Woodrow Wilson’s legacy, diplomatic skills, views on imperialism, and the tension between Wilson’s progressive ideas and his opposition to civil rights.…

    301 views
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